Mexican president-elect AMLO acccused of taking bribes at Chapo trial

The trial of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is on, and whose name do you suppose comes up, as the witnesses are brought out? Yup, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, the socialist who's poised to take Mexico's presidency in a couple weeks. He ran for presidency arguing that he wasn't corrupt, and well, now there's this. Here's what's out now from the Los Angeles Times: One of the most important cooperating witnesses in the prosecution of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman appeared poised to implicate Mexico’s president-elect in corruption on Tuesday while recounting payoffs to high-level politicians — until he was stopped by the judge. Defense attorney William Purpura led former Guzman deputy Jesus “El Rey” Zambada Garcia through a tightly choreographed dance around allegations about which the court had limited testimony during a lengthy sidebar before jurors were brought...(Read Full Post)
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